Michael Fowler Centre

  • Location

    111 Wakefield Street, Te Aro, Wellington

Visitor information

Standard opening hours:

  • The Michael Fowler Centre is open 30 minutes before a performance, dependent on the event.
  • Contact us for access outside of these hours.


Wheelchair access

  • The Michael Fowler Centre has eight accessible spaces and eight companion seats located in the stalls on the ground floor of the venue.
  • Elevator access is available from the ground floor.
  • Wheelchairs are available at the venue but require you to give advanced notice so they can ensure they are on-site during the event.
  • The gallery is not wheelchair accessible.

Visually impaired

  • Guide dogs are welcome at the Michael Fowler Centre.
  • Some shows may offer audio-described performances and touch tours.
  • If you need additional assistance at the venue, you can ask their friendly staff, who are trained to help.

Hearing impaired

  • The Michael Fowler Centre has an audio loop for hearing-impaired patrons. The most suitable seating locations for the audio loop are Stall seating, rows O-V and Gallery seating, rows A-D (all blocks).
  • Some shows may offer sign-language-interpreted performances for some shows.

Contact and booking tickets

For more information on accessibility at the Michael Fowler Centre, you can contact Venues Wellington.

To book accessible tickets, or for more information on accessible ticketing, you can contact Ticketmaster on 09 970 9711 or customer.service@ticketmaster.co.nz.

Parking and public transport

  • The Michael Fowler Centre has no public parking available, but there is convenient street parking and parking buildings nearby.
  • There is a drop-off and pick-up area at the front of the building, accessible from Wakefield Street.
  • There are Metlink bus stops in the area.

Only buy tickets from authorised sellers

Ticketmaster is the official ticketing agent for all events at Venues Wellington venues.

You can buy tickets:

To make sure you don’t miss out on attending an event, please only buy tickets from Ticketmaster. Unauthorised resellers on Viagogo and TradeMe often sell fake tickets. Our venues are not obligated to let you in if you have purchased a ticket from an unauthorised reseller.